...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



what the kids are doing
according to grownups whose jobs are talking about what the kids are doing:


As mentioned in our previous blog post, Snaps are deleted from our servers after they are opened by their recipients. So what happens to them before they are opened? Most of Snapchat’s infrastructure is hosted on Google’s cloud computing service, App Engine.        Most of our data, including unopened Snaps, are kept in App Engine’s datastore until they are deleted.
Twerky sends vagi-snap selfie to Berky, thinking:
Twerky > Snapchat somethingware > iCloud server > Berky!

But really:
Twerky >NSA > Snapchat > NSA > iCloud > NSA > Berky

NSA in this graph standing in for any Frankensuck groupclot with access to...

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